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2018 PAJU FOLK FESTIVAL
2018 PAJU FOLK FESTIVAL

 2018 PAJU FOLK FESTIVALPAJU FOLK FESTIVAL persue its aim to integrate emotional gap of generations with folk music and be a festival whole family can enjoy together. Share your memory of folk music and also make new memory with family at the largest outdoor concerthall in Korea.Date: September 8, 2018Place: Imjingak Pyeonghwa Nuri Park Outdoor Concert Hall Line-up: Yang Hee-eun, Jeon InGwon Band, Choi Baek-ho, Kang San-ae, Scenery with riding bike, Dongmulwon(The Zoo), Travel Skecth, Park Gang-su Host/Supervisor: Gyeonggi Tourism Organization/ Gyeonggi-doInquires: +82-31-931-6666~7Link: http://www.pajufolk.com/media.php    

WriterAdministratorDate08/13/2018

2018 PYEONGHWA NURI PICNIC FESTIVAL
2018 PYEONGHWA NURI PICNIC FESTIVAL

  2018 PYEONGHWA NURI PICNIC FESTIVAL The Best Way to enjoy Music, Welcome to 2018 PYEONGHWA NURI PICNIC FESTIVAL!      When do you feel truly, technically relaxed? Imagine that enjoy music you love just lying under a starry night not sitting on the stiff chairs and having fried chicken and beer with lovers. This is what PYEONGHWA NURI PICNIC FESTIVAL is all about. Everything you see, hear and feel in the Imjingak Pyeonghwa Nuri Park, the best picnic-type stage in the Capital Area, will become a wonderful memory.   Date: September 15, 2018 Place: Imjingak Pyeonghwa Nuri Park Line-up: YB, Baek Ji-young, Zion.T, J Rabbit, No Reply, E Z Hyoung, The Ade, etc. Host/Supervisor: Gyeonggi Tourism Organization/ Gyeonggi-doLink: http://ppfestival.co.kr/#top 

WriterAdministratorDate08/13/2018

Welcome to an Exciting Nighttime Racing, LetsRun Park
Welcome to an Exciting Nighttime Racing, LetsRun Park

  -LetsRun Park Nighttime Opening-Opening hours: From July 6 to September 2, 2018​Daily Schedule:    Time/Day Friday Saturday Sunday Open 12:30 12:00 09:00 Frist race 14:30 14:00 10:45 Last race 21:00 21:00 18:00 Venue* LetsRun Park Busan, LetsRun Park Jeju LetsRun Park Seoul, LetsRun Park Jeju LetsRun Park Seoul, LetsRun Park Busan * LetsRun Park broadcast all the races live in real time at each race park and ticket office. * Premium Lounge for foreigners - Seoul: CHAMPIONS SUITE Lucky Ville, 5F (Booking & Inquires: +82-2-509-2329) - Busan: Foreigner’s Lounge Grandstand 1F (Inquires: +82-51-901-8301) - Jeju: Triple Eight Zone (For both Korean and foreigners) Lucky Ville, 3F (Inquires: +82-64-786-8305)  ※ Lounge Service (Only Seoul and Jeju) Free beverage service (Coffee, Juice, Tea). You can order drinks. Chinese service and real-time racing information provided.  

WriterAdministratorDate08/06/2018

The 21th Bucheon International Comics Festival (BICOF)
The 21th Bucheon International Comics Festival (BICOF)

  The top Asian comic festival, the Bucheon International Comics Festival (BICOF) is ready to welcome summer visitors. Designated as one of Top 10 local festival​s in Gyeonggi-do for 2 years in a row, BICOF became Korea’s representative comic festival. This year, BICOF marks its 21th anniversary and talks about this year’s theme of ‘Comics and Beyond’. It consists of various programs with cartoons and webtoons for all the visitors; cartoonists, the cartoon industry, cartoon freaks and other visitors. ​It will be held from August 15 to 19 in Korea Manhwa Museum and Yeongsang Munhwa Danji(Bucheon Movie Cultural Complex).  Specific Programs: - Exhibition: Main Exhibition, Special Exhibition, Project Exhibition, Award-Winning Exhibition- Bucheon International Comic Fair: Comics Market - Gyeonggi International Cosplay Festival(Gicof): Cosplay Parade, Cosplay Championship(Performances, Pose show, Dance show)Additional Events: Artist autograph signing event, Webtoon Concert, Comic OST Concert, Bicof Busking, Children's Amusement park, etc.   Ticket: http://www.bicof.comFor more Details: Attached PDF file  

WriterAdministratorDate08/06/2018

Beyond the Dream - VLOG CONTEST
Beyond the Dream - VLOG CONTEST

Beyond the DreamCreate a self PR video proving that you can travel better than anyone!   

Writer관리자Date08/03/2018

Lake Rose Festival
Lake Rose Festival

In relation to the International Horticulture Goyang Korea, Lake Rose Festival is held from May 26 to June 6 at the Rose Garden of Lake Park in Goyang, and admission is free. Visitors can have a romantic time in the midst of 100 species of splendid roses blooming around the refreshing fountain and take selfies at the Rose Tunnel, Photo Zone, and Rose Field. Let’s go to Lake Park to enjoy the cool lake and beautiful roses with family and friends on a warm spring day.  Information Date : 2017. 5.26 Fri. – 5.28 Sun Address : 384-2, Janghang-ro, Ilsandong-gu, Goyang-si, Gyeonggi-do Venue : The Rose Garden of Lake Park Transportation : Get off at Baekseok Station(line 3) and go out into the exit no.3, then walk 10m to the bus stop. Get on the bus no. 068 and get off at Cheondungorijip. Walk 420m Inquiries : +82-31-909-9000          

Writer관리자Date03/13/2018

Winter fishing festivals
Winter fishing festivals

#1. Yangpyeong Smelt Festival 'Yangpyeong Smelt Festival' will be held at the Baekdong Reservoir from December 23, 2017 to February 18, 2018. Baekdong Reservoir, which is situated in a deep forest of Yangpyeong, has been constructing smelt resources since 1992 and it has now become a famous smelt fishing site, surrounded by beautiful scenery.   Visitors can enjoy smelt fishing and enjoy various winter games in a spacious area.​  - Smelt experience: Smelt fishing, smelt catching with a net, smelt tasting - Winter play: Korean traditional games, ice sledding, ice bike, ATV Period:  2017.12.23(Sat.)~2018.02.18(Sun) Place: Baekdong fishing spot Address: 269-19, Baekdong-gil, Danwol-myeon, Yangpyeong-gun, Gyeonggi-do Website: Click here   #2. Yangju Trout Festival Yangju city is very famous for its beautiful mountains and clear water. Various events will be held at Yeongok Reservoir, which is located on a plain surrounded by Bulgoksan and Noasan mountains in Yangju.  During the Yangju Trout Festival, which offers many things to see, enjoy and experience, visitors can appreciate romantic winter atmosphere while enjoying smelt catching experience, a wish lantern flying event, and snow sledging, in addition to trout-catching experience. -Trout fishing, smelt catching experience site, trout catching with bare hand, snowflake photo zone -Free experience programs: Wish lantern flying event, snow sledging, ice sledding, ice top-spinning game, kite flying Period: 2017.12.22(Fri.)~2018.02.25(Sun.) Place: Yeongok reservoir Address: 100, Yeongok-ro 182beon-gil, Baekseok-eup, Yangju-si, Gyeonggi-do Website: Click here  #3. Paju Trout Festival There is an event which is held every winter. That is ice fishing. Paju Trout Festival is held this winter without fail.   The festival will warm up the mind and body of tourists even in cold weather. Tourists can have a memorable time with family and friends.  - Trout ice fishing, snow sledging site, Korean traditional ice sledding site, trout catching event with bare hands, children’s event of catching smelt with a net Period: 2017.12.23(Sat.)~2018.02.18(Sun.) Place: Gwangtan leisure town Address: 194-42, Buheung-ro, Gwangtan-myeon, Paju-si, Gyeonggi-do   #4. Anseong Smelt Festival Experience various winter leisure and sports such smelt fishing on winter ice, snow flake photo zone, ice sledding, snow sledging, folk play experience, and catching fish with bare hands. Gwanghyewon Reservoir, where Anseong Smelt Festival is held, is a typical valley-type high-quality water reservoir which is connected to the water current of Charyeong Mountain Range. It is a large reservoir, occupying an area of 180,000 pyeong(0.6 square kilometers), which represents Anseong City, Gyeonggi-do Province.  It boasts clean water free of contaminants in addition to beautiful surrounding scenery. The first Smelt Festival was held in 2012 based on its smelt resources that have been formed for the past 20 years.  - Smelt fishing, water fishing experience site, snow flake photo zone - Free experience programs: Smelt/Trout catching with bare hands, snow sledging, ice sledding, ice top-spinning game, kite flying Period: 2017.12.23(Sat.)~2018.02.25(Sun) Place: Dugyorigwangheawon reservoir  Address: 90, Dumehosu-ro, Juksan-myeon, Anseong-si, Gyeonggi-do Website: Click here  

Writer관리자Date12/14/2017

Autumn Feativals in Gyeonggi-do Ⅲ
Autumn Feativals in Gyeonggi-do Ⅲ

#1. Chrysanthemum Exhibition in the Garden of Morning Calm The Garden of Morning Calm which is famous as a site for weekend getaway is holding a chrysanthemum exhibition. A flower that matches well with cool autumn breezes will be chrysanthemum! As the garden is located in Gapyeong, Gyeonggi-do which is near Seoul, visitors can feel romantic autumn being surrounded by splendid flowers by one hour’s ride from Seoul. Chrysanthemums blossomed in the midst of colorful autumn foliage seem to be glittering as it they were capturing the moment of deepening autumn season.  This exhibition displays special artwork shaped in white heron under the theme of the feast of herons which fly in beautiful nature. It will provide various things to see along with exhibitions of approximately 140 large flowered chrysanthemums and various shapes of chrysanthemum artwork, as well as photo zones.  Period: Oct. 21~Nov.26 Address: 432, Sumogwon-ro, Sang-myeon, Gapyeong-gun, Gyeonggi-do #2. Hwaseong Haetsaldri Festival Hwaseong Haetsaldri Festival is an event to provide a communication venue between farmers and consumers and to improve the recognition of 『Haetsaldri』, the best agricultural brand. For the gimjang (kimchi-making for the winter), consumers can purchase kimchi ingredients at reasonable prices here. - Official event: Opening ceremony, opening performances, and event for Farmers’ Day - Exhibition event: Haetsaldri Promotion Hall, urban farming, exhibition of new agricultural techniques - Experience event: Our family’s kimchi-making experience, farming culture experience - Cultural performance: Invited singers’ performance, local clubs’ performance, 4-H folk competition - Farmers market: Promotion & sale of excellent local farming produce - Food market: Food market hosted by the Rural Women Leaders Federation  Period: Nov.10~12 Address: 10, Nojak-ro, Hwaseong-si, Gyeonggi-do #3. Empress Myeongseong Commemorative Festival Empress Myeongseong Commemorative Festival, held on November 17 every year in celebration of her birthday, aims to offer solace to the spirit of Empress Myeongseong and shed light on her achievements to correct the distorted perception about her. Visitors will be able to experience Korean traditional culture and restore national pride during the festival. Program: Pre-ceremonial event-Korean traditional marching band, a procession by the Minister of Culture and Education. Jakheonnye (Performance of royal court ritual music)Official event – Flower offering & incense burning, Celebratory message, Congratulatory poem, Flower offering by the general public Event - Court dance for Empress candidate selection ceremony [Taepyeongmu (Dance of Peace), Salpurichum (Exorcism Dance), fan dance, folk song], Big drum performance, Banquet for the elderly  Period: Nov.17 Address: 71, Myeongseong-ro, Yeoju-si, Gyeonggi-do #4. Paju Jangdan Soybean Festival Paju Jangdankong (Paju Jangdan Soybean) is the well-known soybeans that have been produced in Jangdankong Village, Paju since olden times. “Jangdan Baengmok” which is a species promoted by the Korean government in 1913, was selected as local soybeans after the process of collection, pure line selection and separation.  The Paju Jangdan Soybean Festival which is held in the vicinity of Imjingak in Paju is an event where visitors can enjoy delicious food and purchase good quality specialty produce at reasonable prices. It offers many things to see and eat and Imjingak has various rides for visitors to enjoy, so it is a perfect festival to visit on weekend.  Program: Permanent Exhibition Hall – Paju Jangdan Soybean Exhibition Hall, Wellbeing Maru Promotion Hall, Agricultural Produce Exhibition Hall, Exhibition Hall of Winning Works of the Jangdan Soybean Cooking Competition, Soybean Recipe Exhibition Hall, DMZ Insect Exhibition Hall, Paju Agricultural Produce Exhibition Hall, Horticulture Exhibition Hall, Pressed Flower Exhibition Hall  Event Stage - Jangdankong road game, Jangdankong small performance, Jangdankong physical strength competition, Jangdankong OX quiz, Wish Ignition, Painters of stre​et, Soybean garden photo zone, Traditional experience stage, 7080 nostalgic street, Soybean play stage, My fellow traveler, Immortal song band performance, Bubble show, Magic show  Experience Stage - Free: Making mini fermented soybean blocks, Soybean thrashing, Traditional experience play, Boiling soybean on wood fire, Roasting sweet potato & potato, Traditional millstone experience, Rice-cake mallet experience, Traditional sauce & liquor making, CPR experience  Charged: Puzzle play experience, Natural soap making, Citizen autonomy program, Horticulture & pressed flower experience, Pizza making, Jangdan soybean crafts experience, Royal court Korean traditional costume experience  Sale Market – Paju Jangdan soybean specialty store, Paju agricultural specialty produce store, Paju livestock product store, Paju traditional market, Soybean processed food store, Paju Jangdan soybean specializing restaurant, Paju Jangdan soybean recipe development, Tofu tasting, Paju Korean beef roast  Related Event- Citizen Autonomy Club Performance, Paju Jangdankong Housewife Singing Contest, Paju Jangdan Soybean Cooking Competition, Gyeonggi Gotgori Singing Contest  Period: Nov.24~26 Avenue:  Imjingak-ro, Munsan-eup, Paju-si, Gyeonggi-do  

Writer관리자Date11/14/2017

The best festivals in autumn Ⅱ
The best festivals in autumn Ⅱ

#1. Icheon Rice Cultural Festival (Oct. 18-22) Icheon has been famous for its rice which was offered to the king for royal meals in olden times. Following its reputation, the flavor of the rice is excellent. Icheon rice has a rich, nutty taste as it grows under good growing conditions such as the use of mineral-rich underground water, abundant sunlight during its fruiting season, a big temperature difference between day and night, and coarse-textured soil made of an appropriate mixture of clay and sand that can absorb nutrients more effectively.  Using this delicious Icheon rice as a theme, Icheon city holds the “Icheon Rice Cultural Festival.” Visitors can taste bibimbap made of freshly-cooked rice and vegetables and colorful rice cake as much as they like. Each courtyard holds various events such as traditional experience-oriented plays, so visitors can enjoy the festival according to their preference this autumn.  Program (Permanent): 4-H theme exhibition, Wildflower exhibition, Blacksmith's workshop, Korean traditional malt candy / turtle making, Turtle photo zone, Folk clothes experience, Turtle Inn, Wood carving/knotting/caligraphy, Samul nori (Korean traditional percussion quartet) learning, Spinning dish learning, Folk song learning  Avenue:  Icheon Seolbong Park Address: 418-2, Gwango-dong, Icheon-si, Gyeonggi-do Website: Click here #2. Suwon Information & Science Festival (Oct. 20-21) Gyeonggi-do province is the home of the “2017 Suwon Information & Science Festival” which is held by Suwon City for 2 days from October 20 to 21 at the Suwon Gymnasium and Suwon Sports Complex, as a site for the 4th industrial innovation experience. This year’s festival will offer various experience-oriented programs in six categories such as nationwide intelligent robot contest, drone production creativity competition, ICT (information technology and telecommunication technology), idea competition, capstone design fair (creative comprehensive design work by engineers), Suwon IT contest, student science festival courtyard, and citizen-participatory program.  Program: ICT idea contest and capstone design fair, Drone production creativity competition (elementary, middle/high school, adult), Nationwide intelligent robot contest (6 categories, 20 teams recruited for each category), Suwon IT contest (2 categories (General category, silver category), OA ability, graphics), Suwon student science festival courtyard, Citizen-participatory program (the most advanced ICT·IOT experience zone, robot experience zone, drone  experience zone, safety & weather experience zone, game zone)  Avenue: Suwon Sports Complex Address: 893, Gyeongsu-daero, Jangan-gu, Suwon-si, Gyeonggi-do #3. Gwangmyeong Cave Wine Festival (Oct. 20-22) The “2017 Gwangmyeong Cave Korean Wine Festival” will be held from October 20 to 22 at Gwangmyeong Cave under the theme of “Korean wine, marriage of Korean food by using regional specialty produce.” This festival will offer an opening event, “Seminar on Korean wine development measure,” “Cooking demonstration of mariage of Korean wine and regional specialty produce,” “Korean wine producer meeting,” “Korean wine label contest,” “Korean wine Gwangmyeong Maru(Top) Contest,” and “Korean wine best selection.” During the opening ceremony, the festival will introduce Korean maruju wine making, congratulatory performance, demonstration of mariage of Korean wine and food along with a tour of cave, and tasting.  Program: Korean wine, local specialty produce sale, Chef’s Mariage cooking demonstration, tasting, wine talk concert, Seminar on the development of Korean wine, wine label exhibition, contest, wine judging contest, Cave feast  Avenue: The Gwangmyeong Cave square Address: 142, Gahak-ro 85beon-gil, Gwangmyeong-si, Gyeonggi-do Website: Click here #4. Uijeongbu Budaejjigae Festival (Oct. 21-22) Uijeongbu is famous for its Budaejjigae (Kimchi and Hot Dog Stew) Street. Various programs such as a cooking competition and tasting event are held along the Budaejjigae Street in front of Uijeongbu Jung-ang Station.  Program: Hundred-year-old city Uijeongbu healthy cooking contest, Budaejjigae performance (300-people tasting event), healthy Korean food life, Children doll play, Sales and production-experience center of superior food production businesses in Uijeongbu, Stage & street performance  #5. Paju Gaeseong Ginseng Festival (Oct. 21-22) The Paju Gaeseong Ginseng Festival, which is held in Paju city every autumn, celebrates its 13th anniversary this year. This year, it is to be held in the vicinity of the Imjingak Plaza in Paju. Visitors can purchase 6-year old ginseng which follows the tradition of Gaeseong ginseng, as well as other local specialty produce, and can enjoy various exhibitions and experience-oriented events. As the festival is held at the Imjingak Plaza, visitors can tour nearby famous tourist attractions in Northern Gyeonggi area such as Pyeonghwa Nuri Park and Imjingak Observatory.  Program: Paju Gaeseong Ginseng Store, Paju Specialty Produce Store, Processed Food Store, Operation of ginseng street and local food restaurants, Color silkworm ginseng doll making , Ginseng footbath, Ginseng eel catching, Ginseng harvest experience event, Cheer leader performance, Tightrope walking, various cultural performances such as closing ceremony  Avenue: Imjingak Pavilion square Address: 177, Imjingak-ro, Munsan-eup, Paju-si, Gyeonggi-do Website: Click here (Korean only) #6. Unaksan Autumn Foliage Festival (Oct. 22) Unaksan Autumn Foliage Festival is a representative festival of Gyeonggi-do Province for visitors to enjoy autumn scenery in October. Unaksan has several enchanting rocks and beautiful autumn foliage, so it is a popular place among hikers. Several historical places along the hiking path such as Gung Ye Castle Site and Mangyeongdae Overlook will provide a unique hiking experience as well.  Program: Various performances, competitions, exhibitions, and food events Address: Hwahyeon-myeon, Pocheon-si, Gyeonggi-do #7. Yeoju Ogok Naru Festival (Oct. 27-29) “Yeoju Ogok Naru Festival” will be held in the vicinity of Silleuksa Tourist Area in Yeoju. The festival has been held under different names such as “Masterpiece Product Festival” and “Yeoju Rice Sweet Potato Festival” over the past several years, but from 2013, it has been held as a comprehensive festival which presents all local agricultural and special produce of Yeoju such as rice, sweet potato, peanut and fruits. As the name “Ogok Naru Festival” implies, the festival will re-enact ogok (meaning five grains and other specialty produce produced in Yeoju) and the scenic view of Yeoju’s old ferry.  Program: Quay - Korean traditional culture Namhangang Festival Naru Courtyard - Courtyard Play, Magic Performance Narukke - A restful place surrounded by beautiful riverside scenery Animal Farm - Animal-experience space Ogok Market - Sells agricultural produce Folk Courtyard- Traditional folk play experience program Banquet courtyard - Various restaurant street Sweet Potato Field -Sweet potato harvest and roasting  Avenue: Silleuksa Riverside Tourist Site Address: 7, Silleuksa-gil, Yeoju-si, Gyeonggi-do Website: Click here (Korean only) #8. Soyo Autumn Foliage Cultural Festival (Oct. 28) Soyo Autumn Foliage Cultural Festival will be held at the outdoor music concert hall for 2 days from October 22 to 23 on Soyosan Mountain, which is famous for its autumn foliage. This year’s festival will offer more events such as various stage performances and experience-oriented events for citizens and tourists to have unforgettable memories in autumn.  Program - Performances by invited performance troupes of art groups in the province, Joint art performances by citizens, government and military, Electronic violin performance, Masterpiece concert, General Eo Yu-so procession entrance and celebratory ceremony, General Eo Yu-so Contest (eligible for tourists) Address: 406-33, Pyeonghwa-ro 2910beon-gil, Dongducheon-si, Gyeonggi-do #9. Suwon Drone Festival (Oct. 28-29) The “Suwon Drone Festival” is the largest event in Korea and the first such event in the world that intensively fosters drone technology, which is a rapidly-growing core industry of the 4th industrial revolution, as Suwon City’s specialty industry. The event will be held in several places in Ajou University (Athletic Field, Subsidiary Athletic Field, indoor gym, Teletubbies Hill, Yulgok Hall), and characteristic programs reflecting the features of each place will be held. Visitors will have an opportunity to experience drones through Drone demonstration, experience and training and the festival will revitalize related industries.  Program: FPV mini drone racing competition in forest, Mini drone racing competition, Drone SW(software) fusion contest, Drone clash contest (Crash battle sports), Drone experience class with father, Family-unit drone production & flying competition, Drone control experience, Drone exhibition & training, Drone demonstration, performance, official event (opening ceremony, closing ceremony), seminar  Avenue: The Ajou University ground Address: 206, World cup-ro, Yeongtong-gu, Suwon-si, Gyeonggi-do Website: Click here (Korean only)    #10. 2017 Goyang International Lake Cartoon Festival(Oct.21-22) Goyang full of flowers and beautiful people holds “2017 Goyang International Lake Cartoon Festival” in autumn. Since 2014, this festival has tried to harmonize with surrounding people, organizations relatives to comics, education institutions, comic clubs for matching the diversity of the youth culture based on comics. This year, as well as, it set the exhibitions hall for youth artists and experience programs for travelers.  Avenue: Ilsan Lake Park Address: Daesan-ro Ilsanseo-gu, Goyang-si, Gyeonggi-do Website: Click here (Korean only)  

Writer관리자Date10/17/2017

The best festivals in autumnⅠ
The best festivals in autumnⅠ

Travels round Gyeonggi-do in October, adding to the appeal of its best scenery   #1. Sanjeong Lake Myeongseongsan Silver Grass Festival (Oct. 13-15) Fantastic Silver Grass Festival will be held under the theme of “Silver Grass. Wind… adds relaxation…” for 3 days from Oct. 13(Fri) to 15(Sun) in the vicinity of Myeongseongsan Mountain near Sanjeong Lake. Visitors will be amazed by the waving scenic view of silver grass field against the background of the clear autumn sky. A special event unique to this festival is “Red Mailbox” held on Myeongseongsan Mountain. After you write a letter and put it into the mailbox, your letter will be delivered one year later. Autumn sky, Silver Grass and Red Mailbox make such a memorable time.  Program: Myeongseongsan Mountain – “Red Mailbox,” letters received one year later Silver Grass Wish Tunnel – Writing a wish letter that will be received one year later Sangdong Sculpture Park – Large Silver Grass Sculpture exhibition, Gungye Ancestral Ritual, Opening ceremony, Congratulatory performance, Silver Grass Singing Contest, Cultural performance, Nightview Photo exhibition Sangdong Parking Lot – Operating Headquarters, Tourism Information Center, Local Specialty Produce Shop Hadong Campground – Makgeolli (rice wine) experience Seomnara  – Food contest Villa – Silver Grass experience (Goat making), Family motto writing, Hanging lucky lock  Address: 104, Sanjeonghosu-ro 411beon-gil, Yeongbuk-myeon, Pocheon-si, Gyeonggi-do #2. Anseong Cosmos Shepherd Festival Anseong, where Korean tradition is still alive, is also famous for various flowers blossomed each season. Cosmos flowers, which symbolize autumn blossoms in Anseong, as well and pink flower petals move our mind. In particular, the Cosmos Festival held in Anseong Farmland holds various events on expansive farm land for visitors to have a happy time. Board the tractor wagons, get off at Cottonwood Hill and have memorable time while enjoying refreshing wind.  Program: Shepherd Mission Stamp Tour, The main character at Farm Land is me!, Shepherd Hat Event, Livestock feeding, Livestock playground, Running with sheep, Chasing sheep, Dwaerangi is running, Walking cosmos field Address: 28, Daesindu-gil, Gongdo-eup, Anseong-si, Gyeonggi-do #3. Everland Red & Grill Barbecue Festival (Oct. 05-15) If you want to experience something different from Korean food and traditional culture, how about trying exotic taste and culture by visiting this place? At the “Everland Red & Grill Barbecue Festival,” which is held surrounded by primary color passionate rose flowers, you can enjoy the unique food of different countries around the world. In particular, the festival provides a glamping-style barbecue booth, caravan, camping tables and chairs, and visitors can enjoy a camping mood while surrounded by autumn scenery.  Program: 26 kinds of barbecue (German dark beer-marinated pork shoulder steak, US California Back Ribs, Indian curry sauce octopus skewers) and wine representing 8 countries around the world, Beer/Everland Chef Cooking Show, Barista Talk Concert, Outdoor Busking Performance Address: 199, Everland-ro, Pogok-eup, Cheoin-gu, Yongin-si, Gyeonggi-do #4. Bongnyeongsa Temple Food Banquet (Oct. 13-14) Most Korean temples are situated at the foot of mountains full of good energy. Monks practice self control with food prepared with natural ingredients. There are rules and laws to be followed while eating such food. It is also considered to be a way of training the mind and body. Pristine Temple Food is as attractive as the temple’s long history. Bongnyeongsa Temple, which is located in Suwon, Gyeonggi-do, is operating a temple food education center. The temple is considered the birthplace of Temple Food education. It holds Temple Food lectures every year, as well as various events to enjoy a Chuseok (equivalent to Thanksgiving) mood with visitors.  Program: Temple Food Exhibition/experience/lecture Temple Food Booth (vegetarian dumplings, vegetable sandwich, red bean porridge, buckwheat and vegetable pancake), Arrow Throwing Game Buddhism cultural experience (Lotus flower cup making)  Address: 236-54, Changnyong-daero, Paldal-gu, Suwon-si, Gyeonggi-do #5. Osan Doksanseong Cultural Festival (Oct. 13-15) Doksanseong Fortress, located in Osan, is famous for a battle in which General Gwon Yul led 20,000 soldiers from Jeolla-do province to defeat the Japanese army stationed in Osan during the Japanese Invasion of Korea in 1592. The fortress is also famous for Semadae (command post) and nearby Bojeoksa Temple. This historical place holds a traditional cultural festival every year. This festival will include a storytelling performance which re-enacts the news of General Gwon Yul’s victory through the participation of 250 Osan citizens, so many visitors have a high expectation.  Program: Ojakgyo Concert, Pungnyu Stage, General Gwon Yul’s Martial Art School, King Jeongjo’s Education Courtyard, Arirang School, Traditional Life Workshop, Folk Playground, Traditional Dressroom, Daejanggeum Royal Kitchen, Hello Doksanseong, Traditional ancestral ritual, Doksanseong Writing Contest, Doksanseong Photo Exhibition Address: Yangsan-ro, Osan-si, Gyeonggi-do #6. Gyeonggi Architecture Cultural Festival (Oct. 13-15) The <2017 Gyeonggi Architectural Culture Festival>, where visitors can experience Gyeonggido’s excellent architectural culture, will be held at the Siheung Eco Center and Gyeonggi College of Science and Technology. It plans to operate an architectural culture award presentation, various exhibitions, performances, as well as education and experience-oriented activities. The events include Gyeonggido Architectural Culture award presentation, and an exhibition of public designs, outdoor advertisements and winning artworks of the Urban Architecture Photo Exhibition. The festival also offers experience-oriented events such as environmentally-friendly house building, traditional architecture experience, architecture cultural exploration, and Gyeonggi Student Architecture Drawing. Prof. Lee Kyu-in of Ajou University and Prof. Seo Hyun of Hanyang University will hold a seminar and special lecture under the theme of “Urban Regeneration and Environment-friendly Architecture” and “Who lives in cities?”.  Program: Mock-up experience architecture, house making experience, 3D-printing experience, Siheung City Bus Tour, Metal Tour, Architecture Making, Environmental house building experience, ENJOY traditional architecture experience, Chromakey experience of famous architecture Address: 284, Gyeonggigwagidae-ro, Siheung-si, Gyeonggi-do #7. Korean Makgeolli Festival (Oct. 14-15) This festival to be held in Goyang will offer free tasting of some 100 kinds of famous makgeolli (rice wine) nationwide, as well as various things to see and eat such as traditional cultural performance, popular singing performance and Nanta performance. It is a global festival to promote the excellence of Korean rice wine by sharing information on the features and effects of each rice wine type. Visitors can taste famous local makgeolli such as chestnut and yuzu makgeolli which are rare kinds of makgeolli, and they can feel the autumn season while enjoying various side dishes.  Program: Permanent exhibition of famous wine nationwide and free tasting, prayer ritual for the success of the festival, road game and Songpo hoe pegging performance, traditional cultural performance, Gyeonggi Folk Song, Demonstration of traditional wine production (making and filtration of makgeolli), community banquet Address: 1270, Jungang-ro, Ilsandong-gu, Goyang-si, Gyeonggi-do #8. Yangju Hoeamsa Temple Site Royal Family Festival (Oct. 14) The 1st Yangju Hoeamsa Temple Site Royal Family Festival will be held at the King Taejo Yi Seong-gye Healing Camp in the vicinity of Hoeamsa temple site on Saturday, October 14. Hoeamsa temple site, which is situated in Hoeam-dong, Yangju, is famous as a place where King Taejo Yi Seong-gye, the founder of the Joseon Dynasty, led an ascetic life after giving up his throne. During the festival, a re-enactment of King Taejo Yi Seong-gye’s royal carriage procession will be held, and various things to see, such as a traditional martial art performance and a performance of the royal family stroll and food market, will be offered as well.  Program: Healing experience - Yoga, royal family prenatal education, physical constitution diagnosis, health therapy, tea ceremony and air freshener Royal Culture – Joseon Hwanbokso, Royal court cuisine, royal court costume, royal family white procelain, archery contest, Narye Mask, Miniature Crafts, Traditional weapon experience Hoeamsa Temple Site History – Goryeo era architecture, artifact rubbing print, traditional floor heating system, drone experience, decorative rooftile key ring, relic stamp, kite making, metal workshop Yangju History- Traditional wine experience, folk puzzle, mother-of-pearl lacquer, traditional play, water rocket Address: 11, Hoeamsa-gil, Yangju-si, Gyeonggi-do #9. Gyeonggi Dadok Dadok Festival (Oct. 14) The “Running and Playing Library Festival” will be held on October 14 at the Yongin Arpia Sports Park. Various events such as sensibility doll play using pop-up books, a magic show reenacting scenes in children books and movies, and bubble shows will be offered. During the “Wanting to Meet” Program, writer Kim Botong, who is famous for the webtoon “Amanza,” will have a talk with teens through “The story of cartoonist Kim Botong,” which tells of teenagers’ unfortunate stories. In the afternoon at five, an event of “Do you hear the sweet book reading sound” will be held to spend time with “Seo Yool” who is famous for a dramatic reading concert. Visitors will be able to feel the mood of the autumn season more through book reading and music performance.  Program: Meeting with writers “Book Concert,” Multi-cultural book reading club performance, Dramatic Reading Concert “Do you hear sweet book reading sound,” Experience-oriented/ participatory Program, Doll Play, Thematic Reading Zone Address: 499, Poeun-daero, Suji-gu, Yongin-si, Gyeonggi-do #10. The strange pumpkins world with Gukwha (Sep.30-Oct.22) Yeoncheon holds ‘The strange pumpkins world with Gukwha' festival and various ornamental 100 species are attracting travelers on the 3,000㎡ site in the historic site, Jeongok-ri. Flowers and blossomed pumpkins are ripe well, so they are displayed. Also, it shows the beauty harmonized with chrysanthemum as well as huge pumpkins in the richness of the autumn. From Oct. 21 to Oct. 23, Local Agriculture Products Big Market is held and we can enjoy the late autumn with this festival. Avenue: Jeongok pre-historic sites Address: 1510, Yangyeon-ro, Jeongok-eup, Yeoncheon-gun, Gyeonggi-do      

Writer관리자Date10/13/2017

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